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Sports Reporter and Former Harvard Crimson Editor Gwen Knapp ’83 Dies at 61

Mary “Gwen” Knapp ’83 — a sports journalist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times — died on Jan. 20 at age 61 after a year-long battle with lymphoma.

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Longtime Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey Coach Faces Allegations of Abusive Behavior

Harvard has not publicly responded to allegations of abusive behavior by Harvard women’s ice hockey head coach Katey Stone reported in a Boston Globe investigation published Friday.

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HGSE Dean Long Prioritizes Fundraising, New Masters Programs

As Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget T. Long enters her fifth year in the post, her top priorities are ensuring the financial health of the school and a successful rollout of its five newly redesigned masters programs, Long said in an interview Friday morning.

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Jazz Musician Esperanza Spalding to Depart Harvard

Prominent jazz musician Esperanza E. Spalding, a professor of the practice in Harvard’s Music Department, announced in a Monday email to department affiliates that she will depart the University following disapproval of her proposal for “decolonial education.”

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Harvard Graduate Council Passes Resolution to Support People of Iran

Members of the Harvard Graduate Council voted in favor of a resolution declaring support for the people of Iran on behalf of the University’s graduate students at their Monday night meeting.

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Educators and Scholars Stress Collaboration, Urgency in Confronting Climate Change at HGSE Conference

Education officials and sustainability experts discussed how students and educators can “engage creatively and intelligently” on climate change at a Harvard Graduate School of Education conference Thursday.

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U.S. Education Secretary Discusses the Future of American Schools at HGSE Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona spoke about pandemic recovery and federal investment in education at a Harvard Graduate School of Education conference Friday.

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Deans Khurana, Long Discuss Pathways to Education at Harvard

Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana and Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget T. Long discussed pathways to education careers at an event hosted by the College on Tuesday.

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Harvard Graduate Council Elects Nine New Board Members

The Harvard Graduate Council elected nine students from across the University’s 12 graduate schools to fill executive board positions this week.

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Harvard Ed. School Professor Testifies on Learning Loss in Latin America

Harvard Graduate School of Education professor Fernando M. Reimers told a Congressional subcommittee last week that Covid-19 has “exacerbated inequalities” in Latin America by reversing decades of improvements in public education.

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‘A Perfect Storm’: HGSE Affiliates Weigh In on Teacher Shortages

Despite national discussions about a teacher shortage across the country, several affiliates of the Harvard Graduate School of Education have focused on the local nature of shortages, as well as the lack of teachers in the STEM and special education fields, as driving the recent news coverage.

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Harvard Schools Host First In-Person Graduation Ceremonies in Three Years

Harvard's 12 schools hosted their first in-person graduation ceremonies in two years this week.

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Following Student Activism, Harvard Hosts Inaugural AAPI/APIDA Graduation Ceremony

After activism from student organizations on Harvard's campus, Harvard held its first annual graduation ceremony for Asian-American, Pacific Islander, and Desi American students in Tercentenary Theatre on Monday.

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Unstandardized Admissions

Stakeholders throughout higher education — and Harvard itself — are split on the role that standardized tests like the SAT and GRE should play in admissions.

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Harvard Law School Clinic Sues Federal Government Over Denial of Entry for Incoming Medical School Fellow

Harvard Law School’s Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program filed a lawsuit against the federal government on April 27, alleging an incoming Harvard Medical School fellow was unlawfully denied entrance to the United States.